Brett Lee vs Unmukt Chand :
IPL is one of the most popular tournaments all over the world and the cricket fans never tend to forget the iconic moments that have been created in the 13-year-long history of the tournament. Lalit Modi initiated the IPL in the year 2008 after India’s historic win in the ICC T20 World Cup.
Since there is no cricket action in April and May, he decided to have an eight team tournament where the franchises will be based from the various cities of India. Consequently, the teams of Mumbai Indians, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kings XI Punjab, Deccan Chargers and Rajasthan Royals came into existence.
The tournament has evolved over the years with the star players from all over the world coming to take part in this tournament. A few editions of this tourney have also taken place outside India. However, in the year 2013, IPL took place in the home country and the new season kicked off with a match between the defending champions, Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils. This match was hosted by the iconic Eden Gardens of Kolkata.
Delhi elected to bat first and could not post a big score on the board. Their new captain Mahela Jayawardene tried to save the day with a classy half century however, Sunil Narine’s four-wicket haul kept DD down to just 128 runs in their 20 overs.
Chasing 129 runs, Kolkata broke little sweat as Gautam Gambhir led his team from the front. Brett lee vs Unmukt Chand the most iconic moment of the match was happed. Talking about the most iconic moment of this match, Australia’s legendary pacer Brett Lee was given the first over of the match and he shocked everyone by rattling the stumps of India’s U-19 World Cup winning captain, Unmukt Chand right on the first ball. This ball perhaps ended the career of Chand who was deemed by many to be the next version of Virat Kohli. Sadly, Chand is now a commentator who works for Star Sports.
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